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There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Legoland California by train, bus, tram, taxi or car

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Train, line 101 bus

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Oceanside
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr

Cheapest

Line 150 bus, line 101 bus

  1. Take the line 150 bus from 1st Av & Broadway to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr

Tram, train, line 445 bus

  1. Take the tram from Santa Fe Depot to Old Town Station
  2. Take the train from San Diego - Old Town to Carlsbad Poinsettia Station
  3. Take the line 445 bus from Poinsettia Station to Palomar Airport Rd & Armada Dr

Line 30 bus, line 101 bus

  1. Take the line 30 bus from 1st Av & C St to UTC Transit Center
  2. Take the line 101 bus from UTC Transit Center to Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from San Diego to Legoland California

Drive

  1. Drive from San Diego to Legoland California

San Diego to Legoland California by tram, train, bus and walk

The journey time between San Diego and Legoland California is around 1h 42m and covers a distance of around 37 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 19m. Operated by San Diego Metro Transit and North County Transit, the San Diego to Legoland California service departs from Santa Fe Depot and arrives in Legoland California. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 1m
Layover time:
41 min
Total time:
1h 42m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 19m
Journey distance:
37 miles
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:58
Last service departs at:
13:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Diego to Legoland California tram, train, bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Legoland California is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Legoland California is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Legoland California. However, there are services departing from 1st Av & Broadway and arriving at Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr via Gilman Dr & Myers Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between San Diego and Legoland California is 30 miles. The road distance is 32.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Legoland California without a car is to train and line 101 bus which takes 2h 14m and costs $24 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from San Diego to Legoland California, including transfers.

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San Diego to Legoland California bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, depart from 1st Av & Broadway station.

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San Diego to Legoland California bus services, operated by North County Transit, arrive at Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Legoland California is 33 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from San Diego to Legoland California.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Legoland California.
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  • Distance: 30 miles
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Legoland California, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Legoland California via Gilman Dr & Myers Dr and Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr in around 2h 46m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from Santa Fe Depot to Old Town Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$2
One Way - Adult/Youth
$3
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Old Town to Carlsbad Poinsettia Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus from Poinsettia Station to Palomar Airport Rd & Armada Dr
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus from UTC Transit Center to Carlsbad Bl & Solamar Dr
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
gonctd.com
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from 1st Av & Broadway to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$1 - $3
One Way - Adult/Youth
$2 - $5
Bus from 1st Av & C St to UTC Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$1 - $3
One Way - Adult/Youth
$2 - $5
Other operators
Taxi from San Diego to Legoland California
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Orange Cab
Phone
+1 619-291-3333

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